Lauryl-alcohol



[lawr-il, lor-] /ˈlɔr ɪl, ˈlɒr-/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
a compound that, depending upon purity, is either a crystalline solid or colorless liquid, C 12 H 26 O, obtained by the reduction of fatty acids of coconut oil: used chiefly in the manufacture of synthetic detergents.
/ˈlɔːrɪl; ˈlɒ-/
noun
1.
a water-insoluble crystalline solid used in the manufacture of detergents; 1-dodecanol. Formula: CH3(CH2)10CH2OH

lauryl alcohol lau·ryl alcohol (lôr’əl)
n.
A colorless solid alcohol used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals.
lauryl alcohol
(lôr’əl)
A colorless solid alcohol used in synthetic detergents and pharmaceuticals. Chemical formula: C12H26O.

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